July 30 is designated UN Day against Trafficking in persons. According to the United Nations, Human trafficking is a crime that exploits women, children and men for numerous purposes including forced labour and sex.
The International Labour Organization estimates that 21 million people are victims of forced labour globally. This estimate also includes victims of human trafficking for labour and sexual exploitation. While it is not known how many of these victims were trafficked, the estimate implies that currently, there are millions of trafficking in persons victims in the world.
On RivEthics today, we are pleased to have Debbie Effiong present on the issue as we join our voice to discuss means and measures to combat the rising spate of trafficking in persons.
You can also listen to and download the Pidgin English version of this Episode below